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Category: Family Caregiver

Ideas for Overcoming Caregiver Isolation

Who would imagine that spending a great deal of time caring for someone else could also cause you to feel incredibly alone? The hard truth of the matter is that caregiving can be exceedingly isolating, for a number of reasons:

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How Technology for Seniors Makes It Easier to Age in Place

“You are always free to choose what you do with your life. To make changes in your future, make new choices today.” – Brian Tracy Choosing where to reside in our older years is not always straightforward. Nearly all seniors would like to remain at home for a lifetime, but it is not without concerns. […]

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Broken Heart Syndrome and How to Help Those Who are Grieving

In his documentary about grief, George Shelley uses an analogy of glitter. Toss a handful of glitter into the air, and it’s going to settle into all of the crevices and cracks of the room, impossible to fully sweep up and remove. Individuals who have lost a loved one can relate. Like glitter, grief makes […]

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Is There a Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia?

Are you finding the need to turn the TV up louder for an older adult you love? Speaking more loudly? Repeating topics your senior loved one missed hearing the first time? Hearing loss in older adults isn’t uncommon. But recent scientific studies are pointing to a startling link between hearing loss and dementia risk. 

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